Ellis Arts Academy

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222 S Central Ave

Rockford, IL 61102

(815) 966-3909

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 500

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Ellis Arts Academy

Ellis is absolute garbage, I literally am moving JUST to avoid sending my kids back there to waste another year of their education.

Posted by a parent on 07/25/14

While the teachers try their best, this school is a madhouse. Students are allowed to bully and harass other students. My daughter came home with her scalp bleeding from having her hair pulled out during class but when we spoke to the teacher about it, we were told if he didn't see it happen, it didn't ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/19/12

Over 90% of 8th graders passed the ISAT. This is a focused, high achieving school.

Posted by a other on 01/11/10

I love this school, it help me so much. I was in 8th grade when I was in love with this school. I had lots of friends and thankful for.

Posted by a student on 09/18/07

My name is Zachary Sigala, I attended this school in late 1999-2000 and I will say that during my stay there I had my fair share of problems, I know this can be a seterrant for parents but if there is anything I've learned from my past, it's that children need the arts, I know it's helped my greatly ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 01/15/05

I go to this school, and it is great! The teachers are very friendly, and the kids are very behaved.

Posted by a student on 08/15/04

My daughter attended Ellis last year for the first time she was very excited she had never been in a public school before she did very well as far as grades go. This year is a different story everything seemed uncontrolled at open house. The children seem to be out of control how matter how the teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/17/03

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Test scores
Test scores for Ellis Arts Academy

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Ellis Arts Academy
Rockford Sd 205
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Rockford schools — Ellis Arts Academy is located at 222 S Central Ave, Rockford IL 61102. 222 S Central Ave is in the 61102 ZIP code in Rockford, IL The school district for Ellis Arts Academy is the Rockford Sd 205. Ellis Arts Academy is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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